The DTM returns to the Hungaroring near Budapest on the weekend of May 31st-June 1st after a 26-year absence. The DTM last raced in 1988 at the 4.381km Hungaroring that consists of seven right-hand turns and seven left-handers. The distance from pole position to the apex of the first turn is 610 metres. The race is held over a distance
of 41 laps which equates to 179.621 km. This is, overall, the second shortest race distance of the year after the Nürburgring, and drivers familiarised themselves with the race track in Budapest during a four-day ITR test session (March 31st-April 3rd) before the start of the season.